Watch: Deputy jumps out of way from vehicle that lost control on icy Wisconsin highway

The deputy's squad car captured the scary moment on video.
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A sheriff's deputy in Wisconsin had to jump out of the way of a vehicle that lost control on slick roads

According to the Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Jason Fabry was helping a driver who slid into the ditch during a recent snowstorm when a vehicle coming from the opposite direction lost control and nearly hit him. 

The sheriff's office used the dramatic video as a reminder for drivers to slow down when roads are covered in snow and ice. 

"This spinout could have been deadly for Deputy Fabry, or for an oncoming vehicle," the sheriff's office said in a Facebook post. "Thankfully, no one was struck or injured, but this video serves as a great example of people driving too fast for conditions and putting the life of a deputy at great risk.

Related: Whiteout conditions likely in parts of Minnesota on Thursday.

"Unfortunately, this is an all too common event that just happened to be captured by a squad camera. Please SLOW DOWN, give yourself EXTRA TIME to make it to your destination, and DRIVE SAFE, especially around emergency vehicles. Our lives depend on it!"

Fond du Lac County is located between Milwaukee and Green Bay in eastern Wisconsin. 

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